Linda Granfield - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1997 - 96 pages
Traces the history of circuses from the time of ancient Egypt and Greece through their evolution in eighteenth-century Europe to the spectacles created by P.T. Barnum and other ...
Rhina Kirk - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1972 - 91 pages
Brief profiles of famous circus personalities such as P. T. Barnum, Tom Thumb, Clyde Beatty, and Annie Oakley plus a short history of the origins of the circus.
Peter Verney - Performing Arts - 1978 - 287 pages
"Discusses the history of the circus from ancient times to today and such aspects as animals, clowns, aerialists, side shows, and the circus way of life."